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Russell, Gladys, Margaret (Marg)

On Sunday 21st May 2017, formerly of Redhill, Marg in her 82nd year passed peacefully at home in Dargaville urrounded by her family. Much loved wife of Albert (Albie) for 58 years, cherished mum of Bruce and kind friend to Susan. Also dearly loved sister...... Read More

Court strikes out council case

The former chief executive of the Kaipara District Council Jack McKerchar is unlikely to face further action by the Kaipara District Council, after the Employment Court last week struck out the damages case against him. Kaipara Mayor Greg Gent says “it...... Read More

High school hockey

A new hockey team at Dargaville High School is giving first time players the opportunity to compete against similar skilled teams in the collegiate hockey competition It’s been awhile since Dargaville High School had a hockey team but the newly...... Read More

Representing New Zealand

Bev Hart and Doug Passmore from Dargaville recently represented New Zealand in the 2017 hockey Trans Tasman Masters Challenge trophy against Australia. Bev was the only Northland player to make the New Zealand’s 60+ women’s team in the Whangarei...... Read More

Fan meets netball royalty

A young Maungaturoto netballer was at the heart of the action at last Wednesday’s ANZ Premiership match in Auckland after winning the chance to stand side-by-side with Stars captain Leana De Bruin and Mystics captain Maria Tutaia in front of a stadium...... Read More

High school shines in report

Ruawai College has received top marks in an Education Review Office report after a visit to the school earlier this year. ERO reviews the performance of all New Zealand schools and early learning services around every three years, on how they ‘reach...... Read More

Student’s gift a winner

Greenways Trust in Dargaville are the proud new owners of a swing thanks to the 2016 year 9–10 Japanese class at Dargaville High School who donated money towards the new attraction. The students donated $100 from fundraising efforts allowing ‘house...... Read More

Historic walkway upgrade planned

A committee from the Dargaville Museum and it’s genealogy department are working to refurbish the current historic river walk in Dargaville, as well as make another one.  They will work on making informational plaques to place around the existing...... Read More

Call to artists

The Paparoa White Rock Gallery is calling on artists to participate and compete in upcoming projects. The first project is an exhibition titled Sculptures on the Kaipara, which is about ‘celebrating sculpture on the beautiful, dramatic and ever...... Read More